On campus Victoria Neigum ….
Victoria Neigum of Athens, majoring in International Studies, has been named to the dean’s list at UW-River Falls for the fall 2019 semester.
The following students from Athens attained high grade point averages during the spring semester of the 2019-20 academic year at UW-Stevens Point: Sophomore Kenton Anderson, honors; senior Rachel Bloechl, highest honors; sophomore Derek Czech, honors and freshman James Daul, highest honors.
Also, senior Tanner Dehnke, honors; sophomore Adam Detert, high honors; junior Bradley Draxler, highest honors, freshman Morgan Henrichs, honors; junior Taylor Henrichs, highest honors; junior Maya Kingsley, highest honors; senior Alec Literski, honors; freshman McKale Redmann, honors and senior Kaylyn Schreiner, highest honors.
Felting DIY event
Adults and teenagers are welcome to discover and learn the basics of needle felting during a multi-day event at the Marathon County Public Library’s Athens Branch.
They can drop in any timne the branch library is open from Tuesday, Jan. 21, until Friday, Jan. 24, to learn this technique for creating their own shapes and forms from raw and dyed wool. This event is free to the public.
A Military Appreciation supper will be hosted by the Wien Wildcats 4-H from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 9, at Edgar High School.
Current and former military service members and a guest are invited. People planning on attending the supper need to RSVP by Feb. 3 to 715-897-5354.
Adults can practice their knitting, crocheting and more on a weekly basis with new sessions of Needle Arts afternoons from 1-4 p.m. each Tuesday until May 26 at the Marathon County Public Library’s Athens Branch, located at 221 Caroline Street.
The Poniatowski Dare Devils Snowmobile Club is having a 50th anniversary open house on Saturday, Feb. 8, from noon until 6 p.m. at the club’s shed, which is located at 126866 Cherry Grove Lane in rural Edgar.
There will be food and drinks available at the open house. The Poniatowski Dare Devils Snowmobile Club was established in 1970.
Pajama Story Time
Young children and their famkilies can hear relaxing stories, music and get ready for bedtime with a special Family Pajama Story Time from 6-6:30 p.m. this Thursday, Jan. 16, at the Marathon County Public Library’s Athens Branch, located at 221 Caroline St.
This event is free to the public, and anyone with questions can call the Athens library at 715-257-7292.
All ages of people can participate in a community-wide weaving project happening now through March 19 at the Marathon County Public Library’s Athens Branch, located at 221 Caroline St.
People can add to this ever evolving project using yarn and other textile materials any timne the branch is open. People wanting more information on this community initiative can call the Athens library at 715-257-7292.
The Athens Area Trails Association will hold its sixth annual Candlelight/Moonlight Walk from 7-9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8, at Erbach Park, which is located at the north end of Wells Street in Athens.
Attendees can either walk, snowshoe or cross country ski approximately 2.5 miles of beautifully groomed candlelit trails in Erbach Park.
There is free admission and no registration is required for this event. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Attendees can warm up around a giant campfire. Donations given during the event will aid in winter trail maintenance costs.
The Senior Citizens card group met on Jan. 9 for weekly card playing at the Athens Area Fire and Ambulance Hall.
Two games of Sheepshead were played. Sally Whaples won the first game and Ceil Frank took second place. Ray Schemenauer won the second game and Norbert Lake placed second. David Perrodin received low score. The Senior Citizens card group will play cards again at 1 p.m. on this Thursday, Jan. 16, at the Athens Area Fire and Ambulance Hall.
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